Sanna Lipkin


PI, Academy Research Fellow at the University of Oulu and Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Anthropology, State University of New York at Buffalo

Sanna is expert in identity and childhood theories and methodologically she has specialised in textile research. These have directed both her PhD studies (Textile-making and social identities in central Tyrrhenian Italy from prehistory to the Republican period, 2010) and post-doctoral career (Funerary attire both in ancient Italy and Post-medieval Finland). 


Tiina Kuokkanen


Post doctoral researcher at the University of Oulu


Tiina's PhD dissertation Class and gender of clothing in 17th–19th century Oulu. An historical archaeology perspective (2016) studies performative aspects of rank and gender through small items related to clothes both in archaeological material and in probate inventories. She is familiar with working with different historical sources and archaeological materials as she has degrees in both disciplines. Her interests are in understanding class and gender of young individuals.


Tiina Väre 

Post doctoral researcher at the University of Oulu


Tiina's PhD dissertation is entitled Osteobiography of Vicar Rungius. Analyses of the bones and tissues of the mummy of an

early 17th-century northern Finnish clergyman using radiology and stable isotopes (2017). She is expert in bioanthropology and stable isotope analysis.

Saara Tuovinen

Doctoral researcher at the University of Oulu

In her PhD dissertation Saara will study old age in the 18th century Finland. She is interested in relationships between the elderly and children.

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